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Cinerea Group

Margined blister beetle? - Epicauta funebris Unknown beetle - Epicauta funebris Is this a beetle, or something else? - Epicauta funebris Unknown Brown Bug/Beetle Whatever - Epicauta pennsylvanica Possible blister beetle - Epicauta funebris Black on yellow - Epicauta pennsylvanica unidentified Coleoptera 2 - Epicauta Black Blister Beetle? - Epicauta
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Meloidae (Blister Beetles)
Subfamily Meloinae
Tribe Epicautini
Genus Epicauta
No Taxon (subgenus Epicauta)
No Taxon Cinerea Group
Numbers
6 spp. in our area (flobcina & obesa not yet in the guide) + 6 spp. restricted to Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.The taxonomy of North American Epicauta (Coleoptera: Meloidae) with a revision of the nominate subgenus...
Pinto J.D. 1991. Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 110: 372 pp.